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MODEX Media Matters

With just over seven weeks until the doors open at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for MHI’s MODEX show, now is the time for exhibitors to start engaging with trade media. This blog advises how to do so effectively before, during and after the event, which takes place 4-7 April, 2016. The first […]

Trade Shows: Miles of Aisles

This is the third part of a series of blogs about trade shows. This installment is targeted at visitors. I am a passionate supporter of trade shows, conferences and similar events, yet, this blog—as with every post in the series—does challenge organisers, exhibitors, visitors and the industry sectors surrounding them to make such get-togethers more […]

Trade Shows and Conferences: How Do You Decide Where To Go?

As findadistributor.com proudly enters its second year I got together last week with my business partner, Richard Howes, our VP of Marketing & Content to plan our 2016 marketing strategy. Richard and I are also partners in a content-focused, PR and marketing company called Bridger Howes Limited. Our background is business-to-business trade media and we […]

Vision and Values

David Ayling, director, Straightpoint Inc., has written a guest blog for findadistributor.com, in which he explains what it takes to make the lifting industry a safer place. The blurb on the back cover of one of my favourite business books—Start With Why—reads, “…in business it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters why you do […]

Trade Shows: A Good Backstage Strategy

As an exhibitor or visitor only a proactive approach can yield return on investment of time and money. This blog is targeted at exhibitors. Break your strategy into two clear areas—how to make the best of the time on the booth and things you can (and should) do off it. Make a checklist to ensure […]

Decrease Exposure, Increase Efficiencies

Jerry Burck, president, Crane Buzz, LLC has penned a guest blog for findadistributor.com in which he introduces the Production Site Assessment Tool and Overhead Crane Asset Evaluation. What if there was an easy way to decrease exposure and increase efficiencies relative to overhead lifting in your operation? Crane Buzz has designed a tool to make […]

Networking and Engaging an Audience

Welcome to a guest blog, penned by marketing guru and vice president of Ace World Companies, Camron Ghanemi. It is fitting that this blog reflects in part on the recent Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Crane Symposium that I attended in Pittsburgh recently with my colleagues Kevin Beavers and Ken Land. It was […]

Twitter Milestone Marks Progress, Celebrates Community

Our overarching goal is to create a directory where users find their local equipment suppliers. So, when a facilities manager in Maine is looking for a lift truck supplier, for example, they can enter their search terms and find a distributor near to them. A plant manager in Texas, an engineer in Washington, and an […]

Thank You for a Great ProMat; Our Growing Network

It’s probably been the most uplifting few weeks since findadistributor.com was launched last October. Towards the end of last month, we spent a hugely rewarding week in Chicago at the ProMat show, which raised the profile of the product and prompted increased activity on the website on a variety of levels. A number of new […]

FAD Gains U.S. Trade Media Support Ahead of Landmark Launch

Welcome to the first findadistributor.com blog, written by the team that puts North America’s vast industrial distributor network at your fingertips. findadistributor.com is the place to find suitable, cost effective solutions within local geographies. It’s the unique online directory dedicated to a sprawling industrial distributor network. Buyers source company information, products and services effortlessly by […]